OVC FY 2016 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

ovc-colorOVC FY 2016 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking – The primary goal of this FY16 program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended, by enhancing interagency collaboration and the coordinated community response to victims of human trafficking, and through the provision of high-quality services that address the individual needs of trafficking victims. This solicitation will provide funding to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing services for victims of human trafficking. Funding under this program will support the provision of a specific type of service or intervention for victims of human trafficking, services provided in specialized settings, or services targeted at specific subgroups of trafficking victims. Funding will also support efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking victims through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities. Current Closing Date for Applications: May 12, 2016.